DENVER, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that energy industry veterans Adam A. Veltri and Kenneth S. Witt have joined the firm's national energy and natural resources practice. Veltri and Witt's arrival strengthens Kutak Rock's reputation as trusted legal advisors with business experience to companies spanning all industry sectors. They will work with the firm's more than 24 attorneys who serve the energy industry in whole or in part. Resident in Denver, they join a national platform of well-integrated attorneys focused on deepening and expanding relationships and pursuing new projects in the Rocky Mountain region and nationally.
Veltri has more than 25 years of experience in commercial transactions and corporate finance, and concentrates his practice on the oil and gas industry. He has advised a variety of oil and gas companies and investment firms on issues related to acquisitions, divestitures, financings and operations. He has also held senior management positions with two E&P companies, focusing on oil and gas title examination, joint ventures, exploration and development agreements, joint operating agreements, participation agreements and credit agreements.
Witt, a corporate and securities attorney with more than 30 years of experience, represents energy and non-energy clients in public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. He also serves as lead counsel on a wide variety of sophisticated transactions, including venture capital investments, information technology outsourcing, international finance and strategic alliances. Most recently, he led the private equity and venture capital practice group at his former firm.
Bob Irvin, Managing Partner of Kutak Rock's Denver office and the Vice Chair of the firm remarks, "The addition of Adam and Ken to the firm's energy and natural resources group is a win for the firm and a win for our clients. Kutak Rock's local market presence in key energy states positions us well; however it's the solid industry reputations of our lawyers and the firm's value proposition that sets us apart. Adam and Ken's experience inside company walls and across the table as private practitioners make them an ideal complement to the national practice and we're excited to welcome them and their clients to Kutak Rock."
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